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you city folk and you country folk need to grab a jar jumbalaya and we are headed to louisiana to check out "duck dynasty" and "swamp people," they are the kings of rural reality and they are smashing ratings records along the way. almost 10 million tuned into the season finale of "duck dynasty." is it all that it is quacked up to be? let's take a look. in 1972 duck hunter, phil robertson wanted to build a better duck call. build it he did, by hand. the following year the duck commander company began and it was a family affair. the robertsons, well known in the hunting world were thrust into the spotlight and a multimillion dollar business. fast ford to when "duck dynasty" was born. it takes viewers inside the lives of phil and his wife, kay, along with their son's family. >> i am only doing this so they will get back to work. >> laid back jase. >> how can we make ping-pong more violent? katie: and even their uncle si gets into the act. the robertsons show us what it means to put family first, as long as it does not interfere with duck hunting season. so, please welcome the men
.s. cities, $800. leonard again. what is louisiana? good. u.s. cities, $1,000. once virginia's capital, this city has made sure to keep its colonial feel. leonard. what is jamestown? no. tori. what is williamsburg? williamsburg is the city, yes, and you move into the lead. i'll take fictional females for $200, please. alex: leonard. what is "pirates of the caribbean"? you got it. females, $400. leonard. what is "skyrim"? "skyrim," yes. all right. short story, $400. tori. what is a twist? twist, correct. short story for $200. leonard. what is a setting? you got it. yearbook, $200. jordan. what is forgotten? that's it. yearbook, $400. jordan. what is ta-ta for now? yep, made you smile on that one. [ chuckles ] go again. yearbook, $600, please. jordan. what is summer? yes. yearbook, $800. jordan. what are digits? digits, yes. and yearbook, $1,000. leonard. what is cool? no. tori or jordan? jordan. what is hot? no. [ beep ] "what is sweet?" stay sweet. all right, we have jordan at $4,000, trailing tori by $800. leonard will be going first in double jeopardy! right after this break. [ appla
department speaking on the louisiana school voucher program allowing students to transfer out of publi failing pc schools and into private ones. the justice department says it will impact the racial balance in some district still under desegregation orders. louisiana governor bobby jindal said it's the doj that's discriminating. governor, very good to have you. >> neil, thank for having me today. >> talk about weird timing, right? this dust up right on martin luther king day. what do you think? >> you know, it's amazing to me. the department of justice, the obama administration are using the same rules designed to protect minority children to actually keep them trapped in failing public schools. we've got 8,000 kids in the scholarship program. 100% are low income. 100% came out of c, d, or f public schools. 93% of their parents are happier in the schools that they're in. 100% of their parents chose to put them in other schools. we're saving taxpayers money, delivering a better education, and the governor is right. the speech was amazing 50 years ago, that we should be judged by the co
ruling related to those laws, i mean, it can be tough, just ask east baton rouge, louisiana, officials there still haven't adjusted to a supreme court ruling from 10 years ago. over the last two years, sheriff's deputies have arrested a dozen men for flirting with the intention to have sex. the men did not break any other laws. seriously, no law broken. they were arrested and charged under a law that was found to be unconstitutional by the supreme court over a decade ago. the sheriff says he will expunge the men's records and waive the fee to do so. councilmembers said they would take a look at such a proposal. but there are already laws in place to protect gay people. you mean like the 10-year-old supreme court rule something that doesn't seem like enough here. it is truly exciting as of midnight there will be two more states that let gay people get married, we will still have a patchwork system in this country where rights are not dolled out equally, but then again, 13 states, that's all we had when we, the united states first became a country. can you do a lot with just 13 states. j
to the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. chairman and i thank the gentleman from virginia for yielding and for bringing this bill forward. i'm a strong supporter of the reins act and why we are bringing this bill forward is because of the regulations that have been coming from this obama administration. when i talk to small business owners in my district, the biggest impediment they tell me to creating more jobs, the biggest impediment, are the rules and regulations coming down from the federal government. the reins act says if these rules and regulations are so important and have a $100 million impact, shouldn't they come before congress and state their case? what are you so afraid of coming before the public body? president obama said he was going to be the most transparent ever. yet he has bureaucrats coming up with rules and regulations and we have hearings on this stuff. and when they talk about things kids' going to save lives, the rules have absolutely nothing to do with improving the quality of peop
there was a sort of forgot about. >> guest: it is shocking. what is interesting about the situation in louisiana and why just write about it is that there is a budget crisis. and this is something being experienced all across the country in the last five years. but with shrinking budgets, you know, one of the places is the public defenders office. so in new orleans what happened was they were forced to lay off one third of the lawyers. so one whole division, conflicts vision. it means if there are two people arrested for robbing a 7-eleven, one gets the public defenders office, but because they could be accusing each other, you need a separate lawyer. so when no new orleans they had a separate division and they completely got rid of that and the budget cuts. so anyone who came in with multiple arrests like that, they had no attorneys. so they were just sitting in jail for months and months and judges were making please. they were scrambling, threatening to let people out of jail without a trial because this was such a clear violation of their rights. it was a fiasco fischer. >> host: in the same
online all day, but it is worth watching again. a louisiana police officer studying water currents at a known sink hole. right in front of him, this happens. these trees are swallowed up. last summer, the sink hole swallowed 24 acres of land. it is caused by a giant salt cavern underwater. >> we are used to seeing sink holes in the street. there is a big gaping hole in the road. >> it was plugged up back in 2011. it has caused all sorts of problems for many years now with evacuations and now obviously, there is going to be some major lawsuits coming in that particular area. that is why the camera was set up there. but boy, was that amazing? how about another amazing view? overcast skies. air temperature has been dropping like a rock. currently it is 60 in oakland. 60 in san francisco. low 60s in san jose. today numbers stacked up like this. from 62 in pacifica. livermore. about 10 degrees below normal. it was only 78 degrees in santa rosa. tonight. it is refreshing, you have the windows open. the clouds rolling in. 50s and 60s overnight lows. future cast clearly illustrating, we
it simple.ple. >> thank you, gary. >>> here is the story we are promising. >> amazing video out of louisiana. >> check this out. >> a group of trees swallowed uu by a sinkhole in a assumption parish. >> unbelievable. >> >> watch this. >> incredible. >> the trees vanish into the water. >> this is happening on and off about a year now ever since sale dome collapsed.do >> trees don't usually go down like this. >> still ahead on the 6. the >> annual tradition marking the return of football season. >>> 'skins welcome luncheon and dressed to the nine's lindsey with sports edge. >>> good evening. >> i'm lipsy murphy. nfc east champions were honored in welcome home luncheon.eon. 52 years the team celebrated the end of one season and beginning of another as the team anxiously awaits the september kick off against the eagles. eag >> auctioneers did a good job. i would have given them 10 granh but the nfl took it from me this week. >> a comedian as always robert griffin iii making light of his $10,000 fine for apparel violation. recipient of offensive player on the yearsi award. kicker had special team
situation in louisiana. three people are being held at gunpoint in a bank in st. joseph. negotiators and police are outside. nobody is believed to be injured and the hostage holder is believed to be a convenience store owner. what is the latest on the sisuati situation down there? >> we're in negotiation stages with the individual that's in the bank. there are some demands that he have asked for and had negotiators from the federal level and state level talking with him at this time. we're just trying to work through this at this point. >> and do you believe that he is heavily armed? >> well, we do understand that he is armed. as to what degree, you know, we really have no way of knowing at this point. we don't want to speculate. but we have reason to believe so. >> well chief, we wish you the best. we'll bring any viewers updates when we have them through this hour. thank you very much indeed for joining me. >>> eight months after the massacre in new town, 90 thousand guns authorized for sale. a man that couldn't disagree with me more. he believes more guns equal less crime. hawkins
in florida. doctors had been treating him with an experimental drug. >>> investigators in louisiana say an 8-year-old boy shot and killed his 87-year-old caregiver after playing a violent video game. police say the boy was playing qunt grand theft auto 4" just minutes before he grabbed a gun in the home and then shot her. the child told police it was an accident. he will not face any charges. under louisiana law the child under 10 is exempt from criminal responsibility. >>> amanda knox will not return to italy for retrial in the 2007 death of her british roommate. that's what a spokesman for the family says. italy's supreme court plans to retry the case this fall. the court says the jury that acquitted knox two years ago didn't consider all of the evidence. it is still possible italy could request knox's extradition from the u.s. >>> new york's attorney general is suing donald trump for millions, claiming he scammed students at his for-profit investment school approximately hear the skaitding accusations and the billionaire's angry response. >>> plus, nunn teams are on the ground in syria in
on the honeymoon. >> on the honeymoon? >> she's buried near baton rouge, louisiana of diphtheria or -- i don't know, something. she'lls buried there. and then he was all alone on his plantation for a long, long time. he had a wealthy brother who kind of kept him in wealth. then he married varina howell from natchez, mississippi. it's still there. rouge, louisiana of diphtheria howell was, i hate to say pushy, but she was. she was a very aggressive lady. and wherever she went, everybody knew her. and she was the belle of washington. i mean everybody was -- she was in everybody's house and of course the president's too because of the taylors, you know, at first. the taylors. and so anyway then pearce. and so she was close to everyone. leaving washington, if i put it in modern terminology with the papers we have today in reporting, it would have been a sensational thing for this couple leaving on the train to go to south when the civil war began. davis had been very much involved in the remodelling of the capitol, which went on at that time. and not really a fire brand. he wasn't as obsessive as some
? >> jesse! jesse! >> legend holds a man eating monster stalks the waters of louisiana's bayou. to learn more, a shrimp boat crew joined a team from louisiana state university to track a vicious species of freshwater shark. >> i've been shot. i've been stabbed. i've been run over. but i have never been scared like i am right now to get in this water. >> that's blimp, a shrimper who fished the water all his life. plunging into the depths of danger below. >> within no time. blimp is surrounded. >> i got to be crazy. >> something strange happens. all of the sharks around the cage flee. an even larger predator emerges from the depths. >> i see one coming up. a nice one. the biggest one yet. >> using new cameras including a robotic shark-cam. >> let's go! >> discovery channel follows the legend. not just underwater. but through the tales of the storied bayous. >> that's what they're calling it down here. the voodoo shark. >> linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> sharks weren't scary enough. now we have a voodoo shark. doubly scary. >> creepy. >> celebrating shark week. little quiz. tai, play along.
to louisiana. there's a "duck dynasty" star who might rung for congress. you know the dude with the long beards, one of the friendlier guys on "duck dynasty." the republican strategists are trying to push him to run for one of the open seats that came up. >> he would definitely win. he is really popular. >> and it's almost a given he would get it if he ran. but he said he feels like he doesn't have the time to commit to running for congress. do you know how much they make per episode? $200,000, split amongst all of them. >> how many of them is there? >> enough. >> we're in the wrong hustle. >> why aren't we on "duck dynasty"? >> this tdude is start. he should take everyone hunting. under the new ramification. >> under the new what? >> under the ramification of the new salary thing. >> the what? >> you used the word in the wrong sentence, dude. >> used the word in a wrong sentence. are you serious? >> a new show called ""duck dynasty ". >>> the rav 4 makes the journey as amazing as the destination. smart, stylish and down for whatever. toyota, let's go places. >>> next -- >> liam hemsworth and j
from louisiana seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent for five legislative days for members to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 315 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration-h.r. 1582. will the gentleman from kansas, mr. yoder, kindly take the chair. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration of h.r. 1582, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to protect consumers by prohibiting the administrator of the environmental protection agency from promulgating as final certain energy related rules that will cost more than $1 billion and cause significant adverse effects to the economy. the chair: when the committee of the whole house on the state of the union rose on wednesday, july 31, 2013, a request for a recorded vote on amendment number 3 pribt -- printed in house report 113-174 offered by the gentleman from virginia, mr. conn
. this is stanford from louisiana, 77 years old. hello. caller: good morning. i'm calling because i was at the first march. i had followed what was going on during that time. that you are speaking of included -- and i want to speak -- included in that spirit and i want to speak of the veterans of the civil rights march. had ato me that the vets to the united states military. they do notl, support president kennedy early on. the vets had come home seeking to participate in the country's they sought civil rights. some were hung in their uniforms. so threats to their homes and communities, the veterans regressed back to their homes and their neighborhoods and their farms and things like that. until they heard of reverend king and his movement. then they came out. never saw the crowds behind the frontline of king, lori, and that group, the group of the leadership in the march. who were those people behind them? vets.f them were most of the more people who had fought in germany and north africa and the philippines and japan, etc. they came home and they do not have civil rights for themselves. so here's
the country. i think i share many of the views i read governor bobbie jindli has made history in louisiana since martin luther king made that speech years ago about being judged by the content of our character and not the color of our skin. >> you have been active making sure military men and women overseas during elections that their vote counts. can you update us on that? >> i worked with senator chuck schumer which i disagree on most things on, but we agree on this. i think this is something people ought to be happy about that we are making great progress. i was deeply disturbed to see how many military voters deployed overseas were disenfranchised by the archaic and cumbersome process. we made great progress, but we need additional improvements to make sure our efforts at the national level aren't thwarted by people dragging their feet at the state level. we are working on mu legislation to build on what we have done in the past. >> we followed that and we want you to keep us updated on that. i want to give you a chance to respond to criticism on a couple of points. the issue about oba
happens. but the cops in baton rouge, louisiana, who decided to flirt with gay guys, and then bring gay guys home and then arrest them for for bids unnatural behave. being gay or gay marriage is unnatural. the chairman of the georgia g.o.p. made the claim as have kirk cameron said being gay is unnatural as opposed to 80s perms. for something so unnatural it occurred an awful lot in nature. they documented gay love in 15 down species. gay hate, one. just like kirk cameron screaming at two gay dolphins, you're not behaving natural. let's stop talking about straight marriage is natural. i'm not against marriage, i think it's the most beautiful gift you can give to your parents' friends. mating with one partner for life. i'm not against monogamy. most species mate for a season or two and then move on, charlie sheen. but future species mate for life. sarah palin should know, the wonderfuls she likes to kill kill--the wolves she likes to kill, they're monogopomous,. i think it can be the most beautiful thing beyond romance, and who knows mating for life we're bringing our own evolution, in a
was the executive director of c.o.r.e. well, farmer was in jail in louisiana and refused to come out of jail to participate in the march. and here is martin luther king, jr., a wonderful human being. wer, my met him in 1958 when i was 18 years old. this is eugene carson blake, who was head of the national council of churches. and this young man here is cleveland robinson. this man was almost blind, but no one wanted to say to him, "but you cannot walk with the group." and so he walked with us. this is rabbi joachim prince of the american jewish congress. he was born in berlin and moved to america during the late '30s. he moved to newark, new jersey, and became a leader, a spokesperson for civil liberty, civil rights. and this is joe rauh. he was one of the unbelievable leaders in the naacp. and this is unbelievable whitney young, who was head of the national urban league. >> right. >> who's been a dean at the school of social work at atlanta university. roy wilkins, the head of the naacp. walter reuther, the head of the united automobile workers union. >> and this is a. philip randolph. >> y
was president and it was right before monroe left to go to france to negotiate what became the louisiana purchase. he wrote, monroe has a fine feeling. he cannot stand to be from his wife, so he is taking her with him. that was pretty much their attitude. he was devoted to family, as well. that is really what they wanted to do. if they had their choice of how they would spend their time, it would be with their family. >> this program is interactive. we invite your phone calls. you can reach us at -- let me turn to a facebook poster. "we have heard elizabeth monroe did not like being first lady." >> she did not like the public parts of it. she married james monroe when she was a member of the continental congress. through their entire adult life, he was in one public office or the other. she was very much used to him being a public figure, being the governor of virginia, being abroad as a minister of the united states serving as secretary of state. to go to the white house was not anything that unusual. it was not anything unexpected. people had talked about monroe being president for yea
in a bank in louisiana. >>> first, though, late new word on the intercepted al qaeda messages that sparked the closings of 19 embassies around the world. a source telling cnn's barbara starr that u.s. code breakers recognized a number of specific words that signalled the attack. three intercepts got their attention. the first was from the leader of the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula group. the second said to be a response from al qaeda leader iman al zawhira. a u.s. official declined to
of louisiana. here are some of the watches out there. we have the saturated ground anywhere in green. we'll see a lot of these watches in effect until tomorrow. and we're still following the tropics. we have an area of low pressure right in the gulf coast -- i should say the gulf of mexico. you can see all the convection and thunderstorms to the northeast of that. well, it's not very well organized, but it still has a 40% chance of development. we'll continue to follow that and, of course, as we follow over the west, we are following the fires burning across parts of idaho, and it looks like we have red flag warnings in place today. that means wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. weather is certainly not cooperating across that region, but in the northeast it's real nice out there, guys. temperatures running 10 to 15 degrees below average and lots of sunshine in place. back over to you two. >> jennifer, thank you very much. >>> the search for a missing teen growing desperate today in virginia. 17-year-old alexis murphy has been missing for two weeks. investigators have no idea where she is or if
and the boy's mother in the past. >> here's a story you have to see and hear. a 13-year-old louisiana boy is facing charges this morning after allegedly crashing a pickup truck into a city bus. police said the accident happened in shreveport when the teen went through a stop sign. the crash injured at least a dozen people including that teenager. he's charged with driving without a license, careless operation and running a stop sign. >> now to a happier incident involving a 12-year-old boy in north carolina. he was vacationing with his family in arkansas when he found a 5.16 carrot honey diamond. he found it in the crater of diamonds state park, the only diamond producing site accessible to people. it's finders keepers. i need to make a trip myself to arkansas. >> good for him. >> 5:26, 62 degrees. >> coming up, we have the latest in st. mary's county as investigators make a new ruling on a suspicious death over the weekend. that's coming up ♪ [ hero mom ] oh, yeah. we're gettin' cereal. 'cau over 40 general mills cereals are 130 calories or le per servg. just look for the g. boom! that
not think it has any credibility whatsoever. host: let's go back to your point. from: i just came louisiana. i had a great trip there. there is such potential to open up and create jobs here. host: what is it? guest: it is taking those amazing resources of natural gas and oil and also the renewals -- the renewables there and putting americans to work and creating revenue that we need for better roads and better schools. i think in washington we too often polarize things. either you are for the environment or for jobs or something like this. i do not see it that way. we can do what has and done in louisiana and other areas. diversify the economy. they have great paying jobs. i want the same thing here. host: what specifically? iran on the opening of coastal virginia so that we can journal and get to the natural resources that are there in an environmentally safe way. the governor ran on it. the general assembly want it. the only thing holding us back is the administration. that is not a partisan comments. there is essentially a. . they are not moving forward. .- that is essentially it they a
claiming that the members host: that is an "politico" this morning. we began with a call from louisiana on our republican line. linda, who would you like to see nominated? >> i tell you what, i think any of our servicemen should be awarded. disappointed on some of the names. oprah winfrey has never done anything for anybody's freedom. she has, like obama, only done her share to divide the country. i am sick and tired of all the commotion going on in washington with obama. as far as i'm concerned, he does not even have the right to award anybody anything. he needs to be out of office. is linda in louisiana. this is james in rome, georgia. democrats line. medal: i would award the of honor to all of the peacemakers, the people who are trying to stop these wars that are going on. what you learn from this -- the peacemakers are the ones who shall inherit the earth. all you hear about it the republicans talking about warmongering. john mccain interfering in other people's business and things. need a department of peace. thank you. host: some of the other recipients that president obama has aw
for president at the time, gets the vice presidential nomination so you have this axis of taylor, a louisiana sugar planter, running with fillmore, the comptroller of the state of new york. for me there's a personal thing which i have to say, i currently teach at albany law school where fillmore was living and next year i will be a visitor at l.s.u., a law school in louisiana, so i'm the embodiment of the albany-baton rouge accent, as well. >> i'd like to say, let's don't discount that the mexican war brought us all of the western southwest -- california, new mexico, et cetera. he was the commander-in-chief and he acted like it and if it upset winfield scott who had quite a temper, and zachary taylor, so be it, but as it turned out, that's what history has recorded. we greatly expanded the united states during that time and we got those properties for very, very little. in terms of the history of real estate, polk rates high. >> on to zachary taylor. >> only if you think that going to war with a country to steal half their country is an appropriate and legitimate thing to do and significant n
on our twitter page -- there will never be "peace" in the middle east! next is john from louisiana. good morning. caller: good morning. my common is that as unfortunate as this is, the islamic brotherhood and morsi, i think, could be analogous to adolf hitler and the not the spirit the muslim brotherhood is the organization that al qaeda's ring from. they are radical jihadist. they have fomented violence here, and they are turning public opinion, including american public opinion, against the egyptian army, which is in fact the only stabilizing force over there. people make a big deal out of saying -- but they were democratically elected. so was adolf hitler. that is my comment. thank you. host: john, thank you for the call. from "reuters" this morning, egypt muslim brotherhood thing it would take down the military coup but stressed it would remain pinned minute to -- remain committed to a peaceful struggle. the crackdown yesterday defined western -- defining western appeals for a peaceful resolution. the military's removal of president morsi's last month prompting international stamens
speaking this year. rick perry, governor of texas, bobby jindal, governor of louisiana, senator marco rubio from florida. there are banner names who are likely to pop up on the republican side who haven't yet arrived in iowa. also senator ted cruz will be here. what we will be hearing from cruz, santorum, those who do come is a focus on family leaders core messages and values, they are anti-abortion, sort of the evangelical cadre of the republican party here in iowa. that's the audience that they're going to be speaking to today on stage. >> all right, kasie, in another part of the state yesterday there was an event called madam president that emily's list, the group that supports final maim democratic candidates for office. this was called the first hillary 2016 was not there. senator claire mccaskill who has already endorsed her was there. tell us what went on there yesterday. >> mccaskill was acting as though she was a surrogate for a hillary clinton presidential campaign. i spoke to her after the event. that was really focused on, in fact, being a counter point to this event we're seein
-old in louisiana shot and killed his 90-year-old caregiver as she watched television. police report the boy had just finished playing the video game grand theft auto. are violent media affecting kids and making them violent. joining us, the doctor from our fine medical aid team. thanks for joining us this morning. that is the question, the piece in the "new york times" this week that said most researchers agree violent media do have an effect on media, do increase the predilection to violence. >> i think focusing on violent media misses the greater problem, which is media. we are deploying, whether through facebook or reality tv lots of ways for people to not be in reality, to not feel their feelings. yes, violent video games are part of that problem, because you can't maintain the connection and have a real reality while being wrenched into virtual reality. it does not work. human beings do not have that capacity, at least some of the outliers among us do not. >> so you're saying that as we're basically anesthetizing our kids with television or video games that aren't able to process how they
louisiana. i had a great trip there. there is such potential to open up and create jobs here. host: what is it? guest: it is taking those amazing resources of natural gas and oil and also the renewables there and putting americans to work and creating revenue that we need for better roads and better schools. i think in washington we too often polarize things. either you are for the environment or for jobs or something like this. i do not see it that way. we can do what has and done in louisiana and other areas. diversify the economy. they have great paying jobs. i want the same thing here. host: what specifically? guest: i ran on the opening of coastal virginia so that we can get to the natural resources that are there in an environmentally safe way. the governor ran on it. the general assembly want it. the only thing holding us back is the administration. that is not a partisan comments. there is essentially it. they are not moving forward. we are working hard bipartisan. we want to move that forward and get virginians working again. it got to diversify our economy. this is a great way
report 113-187 in the following order, amendment number one by mr. scalise of louisiana, amendment number three by mr. smith ofs missouri, amendment number four by mr. latham of iowa, amendment number six by mr. nadler of new york, amendment of r eight by mr. johnson georgia, amendment by ms. jackson lee of texas, and amendment by ms. moore of wisconsin. the unfinished request is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number one printed in house report 113-187 offered by mr. scalise of louisiana on which the ayes prevailed by voice vote. the clerk will redesignate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number one printed in house report 113-18 , offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. those in support of the request for a recorded vote will rise and be counted. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any
in egypt as security forces clamp down on cairo protests. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ends in gunfire just hours ago. >>> billionaire carl icahn shakes up the apple cart with a huge buy. >>> plus, jesse jackson jr. is sentenced to prison today. and everybody loves a winner. we'll show you 16 of them. >>> good morning. we begin with breaking developments overnight in what's already been a bloody day in
, louisiana governor bobby jindal and the special round table, reverend al sharpton, all coming up this morning on "meet the press". >> david, thanks. before we go, we want to raise a glass and say a special thank you for antwon, 17 years. he's retiring today. you make every morning a pleasure. from day one you've been wonderful. >> thank you so much. all of you. thanks to my nbc family, and to my wife. >> come back tomorrow. we'll do this again. >> have a great day everyone. >>> right now at 7:00 on today in the bay, the firefight continues near yosemite national park as the rim fire continues to burn out of control. we'll show you how crews are protecting the giant sequoias. >> in and the south bay, murdered murder murdered in broad daylight. >> and we'll look back on history. we'll show you how thousands honored the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. ahead of the 50th anniversary of his historic "i have a dream" speech. this is today in the bay. >>> good morning to you. and we're looking live at the start of the day in the south bay. a little cloud cover, coo
end to a hostage ordeal in louisiana after a standoff at a bank in a small town of st. joseph. officers shot and killed the suspect after he in turn shot two of his hostages in the torso. cnn is still trying to get word of those hostages and their condition. >>> a new jersey housewife who gained a lot of popularity on the reality show "the real housewives of new jersey," she's returning to the tv screen. not the way she probably wants to, though. she's heading into court with her husband. you know what, she may be a long way away from cameras for some time because prison could be in her future. that story is next. license and registration please. what's this? uhh, it's my geico insurance id card, sir. it's digital, uh, pretty cool right? maybe. you know why i pulled you over today? because i'm a pig driving a convertible? tail light's out.. fix it. digital insurance id cards. just a click away with the geico mobile app. especially today, as people are looking for more low, and no calorie options. that's why on vending machines, we're making it easy for people to know how many
, first of all, made possible the louisiana purchase because that poll began was -- thatnapoleon was done with the empire as a result of the humiliating defeat. secondly, after haiti, after that revolution, the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. one of the great story of history. >> host: this month on booktv in-depth program author and activist randall robinson. he's the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. what is transafrica? >> guest: transafrica is or the organization that i began in 1976 to galvanize african-american opinion on foreign policy issues. particularly issues that concern the black world. u.s. policy africa, the caribbean, and latin america. so transafrica, of course, of the organization that used instrumentality to galvanize american opposition to apartheid . for the set of sanctions that president reagan vetoed was overridden by republican controlled senate because of the work we did and the millions we organized to make a difference. that coupled with the great w
accelerated to an achievement are smaller. maryland, delaware, massachusetts, louisiana, which is unique in some ways. we could have a debate about whether it is good or bad what is happening in the louisiana. the small school thing is in that mix, nested in that mix. what does a school and do well, what would be better to farm out to a larger entity? you do not have a lot of that farming out in a lot of states. not so much in california, new jersey. this superintendent sharing program is interesting and hopefully somebody will study that. how large do the other entities have to get to take on certain tasks in order to be affected? >> i think your paper and the position that one size does not fit all is the right position to take. inter-district choice may help in some cases, but there needs to be real choice, if that is the case. it has to be about quality and kids, as opposed to the politics that we see around choice right now. in the places that we were, in most of the rural communities, high poverty, already consolidated, inter-district choice is often not an option. there are transp
he stands there and does nothing. she has to run for reelection. she been attacking louisiana's major industry, but she was also the person who gave them this mess of obamacare. there are a whole series of challenges. i think that is why it is possible to get a year's delay and obamacare. i think only focus on the career, at the american people say we can do better. it does leave the door open. could step back from the mistake they made when they voted for a bill that they had not ever read. why do they keep saying the americans did not want the affordable care act when he was elected on that? guest: obama the romney. there are a whole series of issues on the table there. if it had been a referendum on obamacare, it will be one thing. he did not make it one. he has had something similar to this in massachusetts. it also has many challenges and problems. despite his other assets and virtues, it made him a law candidate for the presidency at when the tweeter suggest it would have been a powerful issue. it was 2010. it could be in 2012 of a republican would have stood up and said i told
for calling. bill calling from baton rouge, louisiana, now, republican. hello there. caller: good morning. how are you? host: doing well. how are you? caller: fine. well, you know, i don't hear anybody saying anything about the iran spring anymore. - iran -- arab spring anymore. they knew what morsi was and obama was supportive of him. and they found out that they made a mistake when they got him oted in. the people in egypt didn't vote it, it was just the brotherhood. and he was a terrorist -- the brotherhood is a terrorist organization and he came over here. the first terrorist, i imagine, that ever came to the white .ouse it's just -- this money part, it's just another illusion to get it off of morsi and obama. because they were good friends. wears aou notice, obama ring on his left finger, his marriage finger, that is you have to be an arab to read it. now, what kind of stuff is this? host: i'm going to let you go, bill. bring in some other news here while we set up for our next segment. the "wall street journal" in the marketplace section. this headline says "retailers are feeling left be
louisiana is cut away. you can't get there anymore. so all their supplies, all the food and all the manpower is coming from the mississippi through the confederacy coming eastbound. it doesn't happen anymore. they can't cross the river. big union controls the river. the other thing is vicksburg is a rail hub. the railroad coming from the east stops at the river in vicksburg and from there it points west -- from points west that stops. now the union army controls the railroad and they cut it off. you can't underestimate the power of rivers and roberts during the civil war. they didn't have interstate highways. they didn't have trucks. these rivers and railroads and the union army by capturing vicksburg stops all of that and the whole part of the country. the other part of this is now the mississippi river is wide open for the union army to use and the union navy to use to transport material meant food equipment, so whatever they need and to the south trade it very definitely is the beginning to the end for the confederacy and a lot of people in the confederacy know this. that is the history l
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